HR Payroll Specialist

Job Title: HR Payroll Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chiyoda-ku, Japan
Industry: Human Resources
Salary: 6000000 - 9000000
Reference: 10935
Contact Name: Jack Stone
Job Published 28th Jan 2019



One of the world's most recognizable brands and largest consumer goods company is looking for a Payroll specialist to join their multinational team of experts.

  • Perform payroll transactions for 5000 employees of 3-4 entities. 
  • Perform audits, reconciliations, interfaces, pay slip compliance , reporting, and fulfillment.
  • Examine and verify payroll related data for accuracy and consistency. 
  • Validate reports of activities and findings to document results and review with the supervisor/manager. 
  • Analyze financial data and provide input to the payroll supervisor/manager.
  • Assist the supervisor/manager or supervisor with day-to-day task planning and special projects
  • Assure understanding of broader Payroll Operations strategies.
  • Review, follow, and provide input to payroll team objectives.
  • Provide ideas, solutions, and tools to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Payroll Operations 
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor/manager, team members, and appropriate stakeholders regarding task or project status and opportunities to improve service levels or processes. Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure quality service levels. 
  • Participate in and support departmental initiatives.
  • Mentor and guide Payroll Coordinators.
  • Previous experience in Payroll required, preferably for a large multi-state company as an analyst or coordinator. 
  • Experience with payroll processes, procedures, controls, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrate a proficient understanding of payroll transactions related to global mobility, benefits administration, leave administration, equity compensation, and savings plans. 
  • Experience working on payroll projects. Able to process complex information and identify solutions that meet both internal and business partner requirements.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle ambiguity and fluid situations, demonstrating a pragmatic approach
  • Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism in a customer service environment are essential.
  • Ability to excel in a team based environment, demonstrating customer service and teamwork. Experience working through conflict to reach a successful resolution. 
  • Experience with payroll applications and service providers desirable
  • Experience with Microsoft tools and applications required